Are Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) And Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) Great For Technical Traders?

6 analysts out of 11 Wall Street brokerage firms rate Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS) as a Buy, while 1 see it as a Sell. The rest 4 describe it as a Hold. PAAS stock traded higher to an intra-day high of $13.4. At one point in session, its potential discontinued and the price was down to lows at $13.17. Analysts have set PAAS’s consensus price at $17.9, effectively giving it a 34.99% projection on returns. Should the projected estimates be met, then the stock will likely hit its highest price at $22 (up 65.91% from current price levels). PAAS has a 0.7% ROE, lower than the 12.47% average for the industry. The average ROE for the sector is 13.68%.

It is expected that in Mar 2019 quarter PAAS will have an EPS of $0.03, suggesting a -85% growth. For Jun 2019 is projected at $0.11. It means that there could be a -52.17% growth in the quarter. Yearly earnings are expected to rise by -15.38% to about $0.33. As for the coming year, growth will be about 87.88%, lifting earnings to $0.62. RSI after the last trading period was 47.34. PAAS recorded a change of 0% over the past week and returned -11.6% over the last three months while the PAAS stock’s monthly performance revealed a shift in price of 3.59%. The year to date (YTD) performance stands at -9.18%, and the bi-yearly performance specified an activity trend of -9.61% while the shares have moved -18.95% for the past 12 months.

Pan American Silver Corp. (PAAS) currently trades at $13.26, which is lower by -0.08% its previous price. It has a total of 210 million outstanding shares, with an ATR of around 0.33. The company’s stock volume dropped to 1.07 million, worse than 2.14 million that represents its 50-day average. A 5-day decrease of about 0% in its price means PAAS is now -9.18% lower on year-to-date. The shares have surrendered $43404.74 since its $18.75 52-week high price recorded on 11th of May 2018. Overall, it has seen a growth rate of -18.95 over the last 12 months. The current price per share is $1.14 above the 52 week low of $12.12 set on 14th of November 2018.

Pan American Silver Corp. (NASDAQ:PAAS)’s EPS was $-0.01 as reported for the December quarter. In comparison, the same quarter a year ago had an EPS of $0.13. That means that its growth in general now stands at -108%. Therefore, a prediction of $0.04 given by the analysts brought a negative surprise of -125%. PAAS December quarter revenue was $173.36 million, compared to $226.03 million recorded in same quarter last year, giving it a -23% growth rate. The company’s $-52.67 million revenue decline that quarter surprised Wall Street and investors will need to consider this as they assess the stock.

Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) shares appreciated 0.84% over the last trading period, taking overall 5-day performance up to 1.84%. TSS’s price now at $99.22 is greater than the 50-day average of $93.97. Getting the trading period increased to 200 days, the stock price was seen at $91.23 on average. The general public currently hold control of a total of 174.43 million shares, which is the number publicly available for trading. The total of shares that it has issued to investors is 176.2 million. The company’s management holds a total of 0.5%, while institutional investors hold about 82.6% of the remaining shares. TSS share price finished last trade 4.25% above its 20 day simple moving average and its upbeat gap from 200 day simple moving average is 8.85%, while closing the session with 5.8% distance from 50 day simple moving average.

Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) shares were last observed trading -1.17% down since September 13, 2018 when the peak of $100.39 was hit. Last month’s price growth of 5.83% puts TSS performance for the year now at 22.06%. Consequently, the shares price is trending higher by 31.28%, a 52-week worst price since Dec. 26, 2018. However, it is regaining value with 8.6% in the last 6 months. From a technical perspective, it appears more likely that the stock will experience a Bull Run market as a result of the strong support seen recently between $98.07 and $98.64. The immediate resistance area is now $99.61 Williams’s %R (14) for TSS moved to 2.77 while the stochastic %K points at 96.93.

TSS’s beta is 1.12; meaning investors could reap higher returns, although it also poses higher risks. The company allocated $3.14 per share from its yearly profit to its outstanding shares. Its last reported revenue is $959.26 million, which was 10% versus $870.61 million in the corresponding quarter last year. The EPS for Dec 19 quarter came in at $1.08 compared to $0.82 in the year-ago quarter and had represented 32% year-over-year earnings per share growth. TSS’s ROA is 7.7%, lower than the 7.83% industry average. Although a more robust percentage would be better, consideration is given to how well peers within the industry performed. Companies within the sector had an ROA of 10.47%.

Estimated quarterly earnings for Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE:TSS) are around $1.12 per share in three months through March with $1.16 also the estimate for June quarter of the fiscal year. It means the growth is estimated at 1.82% and 10.48%, respectively. Analysts estimate full-year growth to be 8.45%, the target being $4.62 a share. The upcoming year will see an increase in growth by percentage to 13.64%, more likely to see it hit the $5.25 per share. The firm’s current profit margin over the past 12 months is 14.3%. TSS ranks higher in comparison to an average of 11.31% for industry peers; while the average for the sector is 12.26%.